Legislative Clerk

The Clerk and his or her staff prepare agendas for meetings, prepare reports, send meeting notices, officiate public hearings, handle inquiries from the public and officials, prepare the official minutes of the Legislature and its proceedings, and maintain the archive of legislative documents. A staff of administrative assistants help to fulfill this objective.

Karen M. McCarthy is the current Clerk of the Legislature of Erie County.


Previous Clerks of the Legislature:

Karen M. McCarthy Cheektowaga 2014-
Scott W. Kroll Orchard Park 2014
Robert M. Graber Buffalo 2006-2014
Kevin M. Kelley Buffalo 2004-2006
Laurie A. Manzella West Seneca 1994-2004
Roseann Scibilia Buffalo 1987-1994
David J. Swarts Elma 1982-1986
Thomas M. Reynolds Concord 1980-1981
Terrance B. Newcomb Newstead 1980
Wallace J. Gibson Clarence 1979
Eugene F. Pigott Buffalo 1978
Paul A. Tokasz Buffalo 1977
James E. Hennessy Buffalo 1972-1976
Benjamin Deyoung Newstead 1968-1971


Phone: (716) 858-7500
Fax: (716) 858-8895

Erie County Legislature
92 Franklin Street - 4th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

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